X-Message-Number: 12627
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 1999 08:46:52 -0700 (PDT)
From: Driven FromThePack <>
Subject: They broke Mike Darwin's spirit :-(

Mike Darwin wrote:

"The real problem with many cryonicists is not simply
that they are
"unpopular" -- they are creepy and not very nice. They
are the kind of
people who inspire in you the inexplicable desire to
be hurtful and cruel.
You don't meet people like that very often, but when
you met them, you know
who they are. And you want to get awy from them before
you do something
that would undermine your self-image as a nice

Mike, I am one of those people who inspire dislike in
others. In case my email address doesn't give away my
thesis, here it is:  I am not a pack animal. I am an
atheist, and a contrarian. 
Humans are animals, and those whom they sense are not
"of the pack," are driven away. Those  outsiders ARE
treated cruelly, just as the animal whose smell is
wrong is savagely bitten and forced away, so too do we
cryonicists feel the cruel slings and arrows of

Just because we do not belong does not make us wrong
in wanting to live. 

You used to revel in your outsider status. Did you
just get wise, or just get old?

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